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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #24

> >Marine algaes are beautiful and plentiful and would make a very
> >interesting tank, but are not plants, they are "lower" life forms.
> Sorry, wrong.  Algae, whether macro or micro are absolutely plants.  More
> primitive, perhaps, but definitely plants.

Perhaps we should start using the terms "vascularized"  (e.g. eel grasses or
"higher plants") and "non-vascularized" (e.g. kelp or algaes) when
referring to marine species to avoid further confusion.   But, Plantae is

Dave Gauthier